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December
The Four Little Dragons: The Spread of Industrialization in East Asia - Ezra F. VogelVogel aims to bring insight to the underlying question of why Japan and the little dragons - Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore - have been so extraordinarily successful in industrializing while other developing countries have not.
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December
Mumbo Jumbo - Ishmael ReedThe Classic Freewheeling Look at Race Relations Through the Ages Mumbo Jumbo is Ishmael Reed's brilliantly satiric deconstruction of Western civilization, a racy and uproarious commentary on our society. In it, Reed, one of our preeminent African-American authors, mixes portraits of historical figures and fictional characters with sound bites on subjects ranging from ragtime to Greek philosophy. Cited by literary critic Harold Bloom as one of the five hundred most significant books in the Western canon, Mumbo Jumbo is a trenchant and often biting look at black-white relations throughout history,